Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Maine Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 7+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 7

From $3,699 - $4,049 /person

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5 days

4 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Maine Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 7+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 7

5 days

4 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Aug 2025: Jun-Aug

From $3,699 - $4,049 /person

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Coastal Towns & Acadia National Park

Down East Maine is calling. The raw adventure of biking rocky shorelines, the exhilaration of hiking to spectacular ocean vistas and the old-fashioned charm of boating and fishing villages beckon. Fresh seafood dinners and pampering spa treatments tempt. Say yes to it all and escape with your family to Maine!

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Biking
Walk/Hike

Highlights

  • Discover the storybook landscapes of Maine, including towering firs and crashing surf in magnificent Acadia National Park
  • Ascend Mount Battie on foot for panoramic views of Penobscot Bay and ride through oceanside summer villages
  • Relish the mouthwatering experience of fresh Maine lobster and other local specialties
  • Bike through Acadia National Park's woodland on the famous and serene car-free carriage roads, built in the early 1900s
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Maine

Start/End Portland

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Discover the understated beauty of Maine's coastline as you hike up Mount Battie in Camden Hills State Park for 360-degree views of lakes, Penobscot Bay and dozens of outer islandsDuck into the woods for a walk through airy pine forestKayak in Rockland Harbor, admiring quaint summer communities with classic New England cottages constructed in the 1800sPaddle by working lobster boats, schooners and perhaps some resident seals along the wayExplore the charming shops and eateries of Camden's High Street Historic District • Cruise along the rocky shoreline in a lobster boat en route to the coastal resort town of Rockport • Lounge by our resort's waterfront pool or choose from one of their many family-friendly activities—perhaps tennis or croquet.

Accommodations
Samoset Resort

(2 nights)

Nights 1-2

Samoset Resort
Rockport
Premiere Hotel

This luxurious coastal 230-acre retreat offers numerous amenities including a pool carved into the hillside with sweeping bay vistas and a premiere golf course. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-5

Description

Head to Mount Desert Island for a bike ride among majestic firs, rocky coastline and dramatic surf in Acadia National ParkRide past Hadlock Pond, Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake and stone arched bridges on the park's famous network of car-free carriage roadsSpectacular vistas abound as adults cycle past classic Acadia scenery like Sand Beach, Thunder Hole and Cadillac MountainReady for a climb? Opt to ascend the highest peak on the North Atlantic seaboardKids go rock climbing with an expert guide and dedicated Adventure LeaderBefore a celebratory picnic at a scenic spot in historic Belfast, hike to Great Head for gorgeous views over the east side of Acadia and dip your toes in the chilly Atlantic OceanExtend your family vacation in vibrant Portland.

Accommodations

Nights 3-4

Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina
Bar Harbor
Premiere Hotel

Overlooking Frenchman Bay, this well-appointed lodge in downtown Bar Harbor offers numerous amenities. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Samoset Resort
Rockport

Premiere Hotel

This luxurious coastal 230-acre retreat offers numerous amenities including a pool carved into the hillside with sweeping bay vistas and a premiere golf course. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Nights 3-4

Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina
Bar Harbor

Premiere Hotel

Overlooking Frenchman Bay, this well-appointed lodge in downtown Bar Harbor offers numerous amenities. (pool, spa)

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

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